[Marxism] Fwd: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz lecture at Baruch College, Thursday, April 30, 2:30 PM
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*6th Annual Paul André Feit Memorial Lecture: Indigenous Peoples and the
Future of the United States*
Start Date: 4/30/2015 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: 4/30/2015 End Time: 4:00 PM
6th Annual Paul André Feit Memorial Lecture
*Indigenous Peoples and the Future of the United States *
is brought to you by the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative
Today, in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally
recognized indigenous communities and nations comprising nearly three
million people. These individuals are the descendants of the once
fifteen million people who inhabited this land.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, daughter of a tenant
farmer and part-Indian mother. Her doctorate in History is from the
University of California, Los Angeles specializing in Western Hemisphere
and Indigenous histories. From 1967 to 1972, she was a full time
activist and a leader in the women's liberation movement. In 1974, she
began working with the International Indian Treaty Council, beginning a
lifelong commitment to international human rights, lobbying for
Indigenous rights at the United Nations.
She is author or editor of 12 books, including /The Great Sioux Nation:
An Oral History of the Sioux Nation, Roots of Resistance: A History of
Land Tenure in New Mexico, Indians of the Americas: Human Rights and
Self-Determination/, and most recently, /An Indigenous Peoples' History
of the United States/. She is also author of a memoir trilogy/: Red
Dirt: Growing Up Okie, Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years/,
1960-1975, and /Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War/.
Light Refreshments Will Be Served.
Baruch College - Information & Technology Building (Library Building)
151 E. 25th St.
New York, NY 10010
Room: Room 763
Name: Elena Martinez
Phone: (646) 312-4213
Email: Elena.Martinez at baruch.cuny.edu
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